Practical Use for Lemongrass Essential Oil - Fever Reduction
Lemongrass Essential Oil
100% Pure & Natural Cymbopogon flexuosus
Aromatherapeutic GC/IR Verified - 1 fl. oz.
Long appreciated in Southeast Asia, Lemongrass grew native to Malaysia, but has been a staple of households in India, Thailand, and China and beyond for centuries. There are many references in ancient literature to what may have been Lemongrass, especially in Hebrew documents. Archeologists have discovered the highly fragrant stems, still offering traces of their original pungent lemony therapy centuries after being placed near the entobed bodies of several Pharaohs.
A close cousin of the popular Citronella, Lemongrass is an excellent insect repellent. Lemongrass not only repels but also kills many insect species, all while smelling pleasant to humans (definitely a plus over the conventional stinky bug sprays that are commercially available!)
Possible benefits of Lemongrass Essential Oil
Mental Well Being: Lemongrass is used in both Indonesia and Malaysia by herbalists to help eliminate bouts of moodiness, nervousness and anxiety, to and promote relaxation. Rub on the temples and bottom of the feet, or diffuse Lemongrass Essential Oil in your home to help drive the blues away.
Soothing Muscles: In both ancient and modern Chinese medicine, Lemongrass Essential Oil has been used as a rub on sore muscles or the temples for headaches. Blending Lemongrass with a carrier oil makes a superb massage oil that can be a wonderful tool in times of illness to soothe and support the body, as it's known to stimulate blood flow.
Deodorant and Astringent: A few drops of Lemongrass can be used to help keep acne at bay. Add it to witch hazel or plain water to rinse the face. The same mixture may be sprayed or applied to places where offensive odors often occur. The sweet smell of Lemongrass is a nice alternative, especially on warm days.
Caution: Lemongrass Essential Oil can cause some skin irritation, so keep watch for signs of sensitivity. Either increase carrier oil amount or decrease the Lemongrass in the ratio. Ratio for dilution is 4 drops to every ounce (approx. 6 teaspoons) of carrier oil for a 0.7% dilution. If the skin is too sensitive even with dilution, Lemongrass Essential Oil may be diffused in the room.
Pregnancy/Nursing: While generally considered safe to use during pregnancy and lactation, we suggest that you should check with your practitioner prior to using any essential oil.
FDA Disclaimer: This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Country of Origin
Extraction method:Steam Distilled
Derived fromCitrus bergamia
For aromatherapy use. For all other uses, carefully dilute with a carrier oil such as jojoba, grapeseed, olive, or almond oil prior to use. Please consult an essential oil book or other professional reference source for suggested dilution ratios.
Gas Chromatography/Infra-red Spectroscopy verified.
Natural essential oils are highly concentrated and should be used with care.
Warning: Always dilute before any use other than aromatherapy. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or lactating, consult a practitioner before use.
After watching the video on using lemongrass eo for a fever I tried it the next time my husband caught a bug. It did seem to help reduce the fever. I've also used it mixed with almond oil as a massage oil for sore muscles.
Lemongrass is great for so many things! I blend with Eucalyptus, TTO, & Rosemary to diffuse and rid the house of odors. Add a couple drops to my dishwasher. I add a few drops to white vinegar in the rinse cycle for laundry--dirty men's work jeans!
Beeyoutiful's Lemongrass is strong on scent and effectiveness.
"This slightly yellow oil has strong citrus notes, with a green undertone. It actually smells sour, which is great. I love lemongrass, not just the essential oil, but the plant, itself. I love the smell and the taste of lemongrass."
How do your essential oils compare to the very popular "home party" ones?
What oil do you dilute the blends?
Question by: Laura Price on May 31, 2017 10:11:00 AM
We believe our essential oils are of top quality and we post the GC/MS test results for each batch to back it up. Show them to your aromatherapist and see what they say. Most "home party" or network marketing oil companies won't release their GC/MS test results, and it kinda leaves you wondering "why?" When independent testing has been done, unfortunately the popular companies have not been blemish free. That's not to say it couldn't happen to any company on occasion, but I remember one case where one of the biggest companies was caught putting a synthetic into their peppermint oil to make it smell sweeter. That doesn't get in their by accident. So, be careful, and try not to only get your information from somebody who has a financial interest in you buying their oils - even us. Nobody knows everything and nobody is perfect despite what they might like to project. But we try to get the best, for a reasonable price.
Answer by: Steve Tallent (Admin) on May 31, 2017 2:16:00 PM